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Fathers are educators, providers, amateur comedians, coaches, role models and then some. Whether he stayed at home to help with homework assignments or worked lengthy work days to keep the family in order, dads are often sacrificing for the greater good of the family.
The truth is, despite how much he embarrassed you in front of your friends during your teenage years or abused corny one-liners for hours on end, one day you’re going to realize you took all those years living under his roof for granted. Because now you have to change a tire, or have to tie your own tie for that first job interview – or maybe just miss his sense of humor, his life lesson talks and all the shared inside jokes that only you two understand.
There is no shortage of attributes used to describe the invaluable contributions that dads make in our lives. Now it is time to return the favor. Thanking our dads should be habitual, but for this Father’s Day, we spell All-Star, “D-A-D.”
There comes a point in your life when you realize that certain dads are different. What makes these All-Star Dads stand out from the rest? In what ways do they exceed expectations and go that extra mile to create those special memories for their kids? WE want to hear from YOU.
As always, there isn’t a right or wrong answer here. Every father–and parent for that matter—is certainly special in their own right! However, there are some that deserve to be recognized as All-Stars.
To nominate a father you feel is most deserving of the title (yes dads, you can nominate yourselves), please upload an image to Twitter or Instagram using #UDAllStarDad & #DadsRead or email us at UpperDeckMarketing@upperdeck.com with the subject line “2015 Upper Deck All-Star Dads” with the following pieces of information:
Submissions must be received by June 10. Upper Deck will select the candidates that most skillfully convey the fun of using Upper Deck cards to engage with their kids and open those up to public voting on June 11 and June 12. We will announce the line-up of Upper Deck’s All-Star Dads the following week. There is no cost to participate in this promotion, entry is absolutely FREE!
We will be selecting five (5) winners to be recognized as Upper Deck All-Star Dads, so what are you waiting for? Dads can score great prizes for themselves and their kids. Check out the full rules and prize list!